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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-12452): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-12452): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/04/2017
Created
07/24/2021
Added
07/22/2021
Modified
07/22/2021

Description

The bfd_mach_o_i386_canonicalize_one_reloc function in bfd/mach-o-i386.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause an out of bounds heap read via a crafted mach-o file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-2-26-1-1ubuntu1-16-04-8-esm1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-available
  • ubuntu-upgrade-binutils-multiarch
  • ubuntu-upgrade-desktop
  • ubuntu-upgrade-infra
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ua

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